Biofriction Radio is a collection of podcasts interviewing Biofriction artists in residence exploring evolutionary biology, artistic practices, and thoughts from experimental research with biotech. The radio is part of the European project Biofriction.
In the podcast, Vanessa Lorenzo, Biofriction artist in residence at Hangar, talks about her project Mari mutare, an open-transdiplinary experiment with biocompatible prosthesis inspired by the proto-Christian ornament of the Greenman: a pagan hybrid figure half-plant, half-human. Influenced by biohacking philosophy, feminist theory and speculative design methodology, this project examines the potentiality of biopractices (biomedia practices) as knowledge-making tools in order to transcend human exceptionalism. The project is supported by ProHelvetia, Hangar Barcelona (Biofriction EU program) and Utopiana Geneva.